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Best Accounting Firms to Work For

Prestige isn't everything. These are the firms accountants find the most amenable to a satisfying work experience.

  • Survey Methodology

    In addition to ranking other firms in terms of prestige, survey respondents were asked to rate their own firms in a variety of categories. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, respondents evaluated their firms in various "quality of life" areas. A firm's score in each category is simply the average of those rankings.

    Firms with fewer than 15 responses for any given question were excluded from that ranking category.

  • Ranking History

2015 Best Accounting Firms for Client Interaction

1
SCORE
9.263

Ernst & Young LLP (EY)

Ernst & Young LLP is a member firm of Big 4 accounting legend EY, a global organization of member firms formally known as Ernst & Young Global...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
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2
SCORE
8.972

Plante Moran

Now in its 92nd year of operation, Midwest-based Plante Moran is one of the 15 largest accounting firms in the U.S. It is headquartered in Southfield,...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
4
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3
SCORE
8.885

Eide Bailly LLP

One of the 25 largest U.S. accounting firms, Eide Bailly has roots that can be traced to 1917 when John A. "Jack" Cull opened an accounting business in...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
9
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4
SCORE
8.850

Friedman LLP

Headquartered in Manhattan with locations throughout New Jersey, Long Island, Philadelphia, and Beijing, Friedman LLP has been providing accounting, tax,...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
8
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5
SCORE
8.842

Grant Thornton LLP

Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's largest organizations of independent...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
2
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6
SCORE
8.831

Brown Smith Wallace LLP

Brown Smith Wallace is a Midwest accounting firm that focuses on serving companies in the St. Louis area, where it is based, but also serves companies...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
NR
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7
SCORE
8.796

Withum

Headquartered in Princeton, N.J., WithumSmith+Brown provides a long list of services, including accounting, auditing, employee benefit services, pension...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
3
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8
SCORE
8.776

SS&G, Inc.

Biggest independent in the Buckeye state  SS&G is an independently owned accounting and management consulting firm headquartered in...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
5
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9
SCORE
8.749

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (commonly known as Baker Tilly) has some 35 offices and more than 2,500 staff members. In October 2014, it merged with...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
12
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10
SCORE
8.727

RSM US LLP

RSM US LLP (RSM) is one of the leading U.S. providers of audit, tax, and consulting services focused on the middle market. The firm has more than 8,000...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
14
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